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HMS fishery performance

HMS landings and revenue compared to other species groups

The graph below shows ex-vessel revenue by species groups over the last 10 years. For HMS this has varied from $35 million to $54 million during this period. This equates to between 6.13% and 8.38% of total ex-vessel revenue from all species.

Ex-vessel revenue from west coast landings by major species groups for last 10 years.

North Pacific albacore tuna landings and ex-vessel revenue

In 2018 albacore landings totaled 6,951 metric tons compared to 7,467 metric tons in 2017 while ex-vessel revenue was $24,930,773 and $35,635,642 respectively.

North Pacific albacore landings and revenue on the west coast, previous 10 years.

Swordfish landings and ex-vessel revenue

In 2018 swordfish landings totaled 615 metric tons compared to 686 metric tons in 2017 while ex-vessel revenue was $3,279,572 and 4,038,912 respectively.

Swordfish landing and ex-vessel revenue on the west coast, last 10 years.

Tunas (other than albacore)

Landings

In 2018 landings of bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tunas totaled 3,221 metric tons compared to 2,795 metric tons in 2017.

 west coast landings of bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tunas, last 10 years.

Ex-vessel revenue

In 2018 bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tuna ex-vessel revenues totaled $7,073,542 compared to $6,779,563 metric tons in 2017.

Ex-vessel revenue from landings of bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tunas, last 10 years.

Sharks

Landings

West coast landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks, last 10 years.

In 2018 landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled 74 metric tons compared to 104 metric tons in 2017. 

Ex-vessel revenue

Ex-vessel revenue from west coast landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks, last 10 years.

In 2018 ex-vessel revenue from common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled $125,599 compared to $181,736 in 2017. 

Landings and participation by fishery

Participation (number of vessels)

For this 10-year period the annual average numbers of vessels participting in these fisheries are DGN: 22, Harpoon: 17, Pelagic longline: 12, Purse Seine: 10, Surface Hook-and-Line Fishery for Albacore: 622.

Number of vessels for drift gillnet, harpoon, pelagic longline, purse seine, and albacore surface fishery, last 10 years.

Surface hook-and-line fishery for albacore

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $24,929,536 compared to $35,372,920 in 2017.

Inflation-adjusted revenue for the surface hook-and-line fishery for albacore, last 10 years.

Large mesh drift gillnet fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $834,173 compared to $1,007,447 in 2017.

Inflation-adjusted revenue for the drift gillnet fishery for albacore, last 10 years.

Pelagic longline fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $6,109,164 compared to $6,191,178 in 2017.

Inflation-adjusted revenue for the pelagic longline fishery for albacore, last 10 years.

HMS purse seine fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $2,426,006 compared to $2,739,210 in 2017.

Inflation-adjusted revenue for the HMS purse seine fishery for albacore, last 10 years.

Harpoon fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $6,109,164 compared to $320,174 in 2017.

Inflation-adjusted revenue for the harpoon fishery for albacore, last 10 years.